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authorWolfgang Denk <wd@denx.de>2010-12-18 22:00:41 +0100
committerWolfgang Denk <wd@denx.de>2011-01-09 17:59:27 +0100
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Clarify applicable licensing terms in COPYING file.
Signed-off-by: Wolfgang Denk <wd@denx.de>
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- NOTE! This copyright does *not* cover the so-called "standalone"
+ U-Boot is Free Software. It is copyrighted by Wolfgang Denk and
+many others who contributed code (see the actual source code for
+details). You can redistribute U-Boot and/or modify it under the
+terms of version 2 of the GNU General Public License as published by
+the Free Software Foundation. Most of it can also be distributed,
+at your option, under any later version of the GNU General Public
+License -- see individual files for exceptions.
+
+ NOTE! This license does *not* cover the so-called "standalone"
applications that use U-Boot services by means of the jump table
provided by U-Boot exactly for this purpose - this is merely
considered normal use of U-Boot, and does *not* fall under the